Antique Sterling Silver Asparagus Tongs. A wonderful antique cutlery item which is rarely seen or used today. This is a lovely specimen in excellent order with scallop design to either side. Fully hallmarked for Sheffield assay c1900 and made by James Deakin & Sons. Gap between tong ends when not in use approximately 40mm.
The antique sterling silver asparagus tongs are a fine example of Victorian silver tableware. The silver tongs have a hallmark of Sheffield 1900 and they are the work of James Deakin & Sons. The silver tongs would display well on a dining table for a special occasion and would add a touch of elegance and finesse. To care for the antique sterling silver asparagus tongs use a soft cloth and lightly polish them when necessary.